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We offer a variety of presentations led by students and our professional coordinators. Scheduling information is available below.

Student Delivered Presentations 
Professionally Delivered Presentations
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Student Led Presentations

The After After After Party
This highly interactive, peer-led program will give students an opportunity to talk openly about their experiences with someone needing help around drinking, to consider their own motivation for drinking, and to develop and practice skills for identifying high-risk situations and options for effectively intervening.

Who: Suitable for smaller groups (up to 40 students); adaptable for large groups. Length: 2 versions: 30 minutes or 1 hour

With Pleasure: A Conversation about Sex and Relationships
A workshop that explores issues related to healthy relationships and sexuality. Information on sexual health, contraception, and sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) is included. Discussion focuses on stigma related to sexuality and STI’s along with the roles of negotiation, and consent as they relate to relationships and sexual behavior.

Who: Suitable for smaller to midsize groups (up to 40 students); adaptable for large groups. Length: 1 – 1.5 hours

Sleep To Learn
This program covers the weird science of sleep, and the hidden impact of sleep on everything from mood and learning to sex drive. It can be difficult for students to get enough rest because of all the competing demands we face. Secrets to successful sleep for college students are included.

Who: Suitable for small and large groups Length: 1 hour

Health Equity: Unnatural Causes

During the session we will watch and discuss the documentary, Unnatural Causes, which was produced by California Newsreel.  It explores how population health is shaped by the social and economic conditions in which we are born, live, work, and play. Through information and research, participants examine more deeply what it means to improve the health of our community.

Who: Suitable for small or large groups. Length: 1 - 1.5 hours

The Haven
Stress reduction workshops that include free, brief chair massages, aromatherapy, stress screening, and materials about stress-relieving techniques. These workshops are intended to help students identify sources of stress, discover useful relaxation techniques and incorporate regular relaxation into their daily lives.

Who: Suitable for small or large groups (up to 70 students). Length: up to 2 Hours

Professionally Led Programming

What The Help?! (Bystander Intervention)
This is a multi-session education and skill-building program to train students in bystander intervention. All incoming students receive a one-hour initial session on factors that promote or prevent helping. We offer the basics to any group and can provide subsequent training in awareness, intervention options, and skill building for effectively intervening in a variety of situations where someone needs assistance.

Who: Suitable for small to very large groups. Length: 1 Hour

Bystander Intervention 2.0 – Sexual Assault
This booster session on helping builds skills to recognize and interrupt a potential sexual assault. Interactive videos and discussion are used to practice skills.

Who: Suitable for small- to medium-sized groups. Length: 1-1.5 hours.

Bystander Intervention 2.0 – Allies in the Classroom
This booster session on helping builds skills to recognize and interrupt harmful language and micro aggressions that occur in academic environments. Interactive videos and discussion are used to practice skills.

Who: Suitable for small- to medium-sized groups. Length: 1-1.5 hours.

Bystander Health Crisis
This session is designed to provide skills for identifying a health crisis and helping effectively.

Who: Suitable for small to medium groups (up to 40), Length: 1-1.5 hours.

I Wish I'd Known 2.0 (Alcohol & Other Drugs)
A booster session that helps students better understand alcohol and other drug use and high-risk behaviors, and build skills to address concerning behaviors or incidents.

Who: Suitable for smaller groups and adaptable for large groups, Length: 1 hour – 1.5 hours 

Alcohol and Other Drugs at CU Boulder
This training provides Student Affairs professionals and allied academic personnel an understanding of the prevalence of AOD use on our campus along with the awareness and skills to offer appropriate and consistent feedback to students.

Who: Campus departments and personnel Length: 1 – 1.5 hours

Motivational Interviewing Techniques
Professional capacity building for allied organizations and departments on using MI approaches for prevention and intervention to support behavior change. The spirit of MI and its adaptation for different issues is discussed and practiced.

Who: Campus personnel Length: 1 – 1.5 hours

What is Gender Violence Anyway?
In this interactive, discussion based session, participants learn and discuss what gender violence includes, prevalence, characteristics of perpetrators, and risk factors associated with the college environment. Students practice addressing typical situations that they may encounter.

Who: Suitable for smaller groups and adaptable for large groups. Length: 1 hour – 1.5 hours

Sex you Want…Sex You Don't Want
Explores internal and external factors that both support and hinder sexual decision-making. Sexual agency is examined along with skills for improving communication about boundaries and desires.

Who: Suitable for smaller groups and adaptable for large groups. Length: 1 hour – 1.5 hours

Is it conflict or abuse? – Recognizing harmful dynamics
In this interactive, discussion-based session, participants learn and discuss risk factors associated with coercive and abusive relationships. Students also discuss different dynamics and practice addressing common situations that they may encounter.

Who: Suitable for smaller groups (up to 40 students); adaptable for large groups. Length: 1 hour – 1.5 hours

Health Equity: Unnatural Causes
During the session we will watch and discuss the documentary, Unnatural Causes that was produced by the California Newsreel. It explores how population health is shaped by the social and economic conditions in which we are born, live, work, and play. Through information and research, it helps participants examine more deeply what it means to improve the health of our community.

Who: Suitable for small or large groups. Length: 1.5 Hours

How to Request: Professors, Instructors, Residence Life, academic and Student Affairs departments, and student groups can request a presentation. Student audiences generally have priority, and many of these presentations are designed for a college audience. If you would like more information about any of these presentations and how they can be adjusted to meet your needs, feel free to call (303) 492-2937 or stop by our office, UMC 411.

To request a presentation, please complete the Presentation Request Form and submit the completed form to UMC 411 or to healthbuffs@colorado.edu

Requests will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis and preferably will be submitted at least two weeks prior to the intended presentation.

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